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Maria Travers with Roy Cooper and council members, photo courtesy of Market America

Maria Travers (LL.M ’13) appointed chair to NC’s Advisory Council on Hispanic/Latino Affairs

November 7th, 2017

María Travers (LL.M. ’13) was appointed by Governor Roy Cooper to serve as chair of North Carolina’s Advisory Council on Hispanic/Latino Affairs. “After working with the Hispanic/Latino community in Sampson County, NC, I realized that I could serve as the voice of the Hispanic/Latino community and dedicate my time to create a greater impact as ...

Robert ‘Bobby’ Higdon Jr. (JD ’89, BA ’85) sworn in as U.S. Attorney for Eastern District of N.C.

October 11th, 2017

Robert “Bobby” J. Higdon, Jr. (JD ’89, BA ’85), a white collar and investigations partner for Williams Mullen in Greensboro, North Carolina, has been sworn in as United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, following his nomination by President Donald Trump on Aug. 2, 2017, and confirmation by the U.S. Senate on Sept. ...

International Jurist names LL.M. degree program among best value, law school experience

May 4th, 2017

  The International Jurist has ranked Wake Forest Law among the top LL.M. degree programs in its Spring 2017 issue. Wake Forest Law was among the schools to receive an “A” rating for “Best Law School Experience” and “Best Value.” It’s the second year in a row the law school has been recognized for “Best ...

Photo of JD Mentor Ray Dunn (JD ’18) and his mentee, Kintaro Minami (LL.M. ’17) in front of the law school

JD/LL.M. mentoring program fosters lasting relationships

April 27th, 2017

Wake Forest Law boasts a robust LL.M. program, welcoming students from across the globe to study law in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, each year. The JD Mentor Program partners LL.M. students with current JD students to provide assistance in adjusting to a new culture, language and education. Each fall, JD student volunteers are paired with a new ...

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Student Profile: Abdulla ‘Abe’ Husain (LL.M. ’17)

April 17th, 2017

After hearing about Wake Forest Law’s strong ranking and reputation from a professor at University of Bahrain, Abdulla Husain (LL.M. ’17) knew it was the ideal place for him to pursue an LL.M. “Studying in the U.S. is not just a bourgeoisie idea or capitalist way; studying abroad is a right,” said Husain, whose home country ...

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Student Profile: Javlon Otakulov (LL.M. ’17)

April 6th, 2017

Javlon Otakulov (LL.M. ’17) stumbled upon Wake Forest Law while researching LL.M. programs in the United States, and he was instantly hooked. Knowing he wanted to improve his professional skills, Otakulov moved from Uzbekistan to Winston-Salem, North Carolina. “Wake Forest Law’s LL.M. program offers a wide range of essential courses in my area of law,” ...

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LL.M. Profile: Ana Paula de Barros (LL.M. ‘17)

March 24th, 2017

Wake Forest Law welcomed Ana Paula de Barros (LL.M. ‘17) with open arms. Originally from Brazil, de Barros knew she wanted to pursue an LL.M. in the United States, and for her, Wake Forest Law turned out to be the perfect fit. “Several people in the U.S. had told me about the quality of Wake ...

Photo of Wake Forest School of Law student Ibonne Moscoso (LLM '17) in the Professional Center Library at Worrell Professional Center

Ibonne Moscoso (LL.M. ’17) profiled in National Jurist’s LL.M. program guide

November 30th, 2016

Ibonne Moscoso (LLM ’17) was featured in the fall 2016 issue of the National Jurist.  Moscoso is one of several international students profiled in the article, “Guide to LL.M. Programs for Foreign Attorneys,” by Katie Thisdell.  The article begins on page 28 and features Moscoso on page 36. Prior to attending Wake Forest Law, Moscoso, a ...

Photo graphic of the header of the cover of The International Jurist, "The Magazine for Foreign Attorneys Studying in the U.S.," Summer 2016 edition

Wake Forest Law’s LL.M. degree program featured in International Jurist

June 14th, 2016

Wake Forest Law’s LL.M. degree program was featured in the summer issue of the International Jurist as one of the best LL.M. programs in the U.S. in terms of law school experience. The International Jurist named Wake Forest Law’s LL.M. program, which is one of the longest running in the U.S., as one of the ...

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From Wake Forest Law to New York City: Sarah Turner (LL.M. ’15)

April 8th, 2016

Sarah Turner (LLM ’15) of Norwich, United Kingdom, knew when deciding on an LL.M. program that she wanted a unique experience in a supportive environment. Her adviser at the University of East Anglia encouraged her to consider Wake Forest Law because of its small class sizes and its reputation for rigorous academics. Turner is happy ...